Sports

Davies awaits Friday Night Lights

Football team makes non-league debut vs. Scituate at Pariseau Field
LINCOLN – Pawtucket’s Pariseau Field promises to be a packed house tomorrow night, and it won’t be because any of that city’s three high school football teams will be in action there. Instead, it... more

MSC girls’ soccer team ‘reloads’ for D-II title defense

Rough start: Defending champs begin season with back-to-back 1-0 defeats
WOONSOCKET – After capturing the first Division II championship in its program’s history last year, the Mount Saint Charles Academy girls’ soccer team is back for its title defense, but with only... more

Excitement surrounds Scituate football team

New turf field, bigger turnout of players add spark to program
NORTH SCITUATE – There’s quite a few reasons why folks around town are excited about this year’s Scituate High football team. For starters, the numbers are up in the program. After beginning last... more

There’s nowhere to go but up for Smithfield football team

Sentinels host rival Chieftains in Friday’s non-league opener
SMITHFIELD – After a tough season last year, which resulted in a 1-6 record and a last-place finish in the Division III standings, the Smithfield High football team simply hopes to play up to its... more

Inaugural Franklin Farm 5K joins Harvest Festival & Tractor Show

Road race is Sept. 28
CUMBERLAND – You can add running to the list of activities to do at Franklin Farm’s Harvest Festival & Tractor Show. The inaugural Franklin Farm 5K will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 9 a.m... more

Solid ‘D’ fuels Cumberland’s 3-0 start

Young girls’ soccer team overcomes turnovers to blank Bay View, Scituate, Smithfield
CUMBERLAND – At times, the first week-and-a-half of the season hadn’t been pleasant, but that didn’t prevent the Cumberland High girls’ soccer team from jumping out to a quick 3-0 start for the first... more

NP girls’ tennis team begins title defense

Cougars drop 4-3 match to Tiverton in rematch of last year’s D-III finals
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The schedule makers couldn’t wait to pencil in a rematch between the two teams that battled for last season’s Division III girls’ tennis championship. Defending champion North... more

Bull’s-eye’s on Tolman’s back

Boys’ soccer team goes from hunter to hunted in R.I. after capturing D-I title last year
PAWTUCKET – A year after producing the greatest season in their program’s history, one which resulted in a 14-0-4 record and their first state championship, the players and coaches on the Tolman High... more

Saints seek return to D-III title match

Linhares takes over girls’ volleyball team after guiding boys to first championship
PAWTUCKET – After taking over the St. Raphael Academy boys’ volleyball program this past spring and guiding the Saints to their first Division III championship, Cory Linhares is stepping in as the... more

Lincoln Parks & Recreation begins registrations for youth flag football league

LINCOLN – Registration for the Lincoln Parks & Recreation Department’s flag football league is underway, and signups can be done at Lincoln Town Hall from Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m.... more

Cumberland Parks & Rec offers basketball clinic for middle school students

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department will offer a six-week basketball clinic for Cumberland students in grades 6-8 on Mondays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Cumberland High’s... more

Clipper hockey team’s Partington golf tourney takes place Sept. 28

CUMBERLAND – The Jonathan Partington Memorial Golf Tournament, which supports the Cumberland High hockey program, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the New England Country Club on 180 Paine... more

Inaugural NSYSA golf tournament is Oct. 4 at Crystal Lake G.C.

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Youth Soccer Association will hold its inaugural golf tournament on Friday, Oct. 4, at the Crystal Lake Golf Club on 100 Broncos Highway in Burrillville. The... more

All-Star Wiffle Ball Tournament is Oct. 5 at N.S.’s Pacheco Park

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Rhode Island Wiffle Ball League will host the All-Star Wiffle Ball Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 8 a.m. at Pacheco Park. The cost is $125 per team, and each team is... more

NP Youth Basketball Association’s signups take place at library

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Youth Basketball Association will hold its registration sessions for the upcoming season at the North Providence Union Free Library. The first session is... more